The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 7.64% 5.63% 21.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 28.57% 64.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 20
Average salary £50,000 £23,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+117.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 28.03% 19.72% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 31
Average salary £34,750 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.59% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region.

Linux Salary Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Information Management
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) PhD
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) OOD
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) Software Licensing
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) BMC
7 2 (12.50%) Fortran
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Automotive
8 1 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
1 9 (56.25%) OOD
1 9 (56.25%) Information Management
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago